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Everyday Applications of Psychological Science
Hacks to Happiness and Health





ISBN 9781032037257
Published June 24, 2022 by Routledge
144 Pages 2 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Everyday Applications of Psychological Science explores several core areas of psychology, showing readers how to apply these principles to everyday situations in order to better their understanding of human behavior and improve their quality of life.

The authors of this book, who are award-winning educators of psychology, have culled and collated the best practical research-based advice that psychological science can offer in an easy-to-read and digestible format. Lively and peppered with anecdotes, this book explores topical areas normally found in introductory psychology books but do so in a way that makes psychological science practical, accessible, and relevant to our readers. In Everyday Applications of Psychological Science, the best science that psychology has to offer is translated into life hacks that are applicable to improving readers’ physical health, mental health, psychological wealth, relationships, and happiness.

Everyday Applications of Psychological Science is vital reading for those interested in learning more about the field of psychology more generally and how aspects of it can be applied to daily life. Our approach may be of particular interest to current and prospective undergraduate students of psychology and those interested in learning more about mental health issues.

Table of Contents

Section 1. My Physical Health  Section 2: My Mental Health  Section 3: My Wealth  Section 4: My Relationships  Section 5: In Closing – My Happiness

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Biography

R. Eric Landrum is Department Chair and Professor of psychological science at Boise State University, USA. He served as President of Psi Chi, the International Honors Society in Psychology and the Society for Teaching Psychology. He was the 2019 recipient of the Charles L. Brewer Distinguished Teaching of Psychology Award, the highest award given to teachers of psychology in America.

Regan A. R. Gurung is Associate Vice Provost and Executive Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning and Professor of psychology at Oregon State University, USA. He was the 2017 recipient of the Charles L. Brewer Distinguished Teaching of Psychology Award, the highest award given to teachers of psychology in America.

Susan A. Nolan is a Professor of psychology at Seton Hall University, USA. She served as president of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology and the Eastern Psychological Association, and was the 2020 recipient of the Fukuhara Award for Advanced International Research and Service from the International Council of Psychologists.

Maureen A. McCarthy is the dean of the College of Sciences and Humanities and professor of psychological science at Ball State University, USA. She previously served as the president of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology.

Dana S. Dunn is a Professor of psychology at Moravian University in Bethlehem, PA, USA. Dunn is the past president of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology and the Eastern Psychological Association. He was the 2013 recipient of the Charles L. Brewer Award for Distinguished Career in Teaching Psychology (American Psychological Foundation).